Friday 29 December 2017
21 December 2017
The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI have issued a joint safety message for the festive season to remind people to stay safe when they are in or near the water over the holiday period and to remember some basic safety advice, to use if they see someone in trouble or get into difficulty themselves.
Speaking ahead of the Holiday period Gerard O’Flynn Coast Guard Operations Manager said,
“Many people will be engaging in outdoor activities along the coastline,
Thursday 23 November 2017
The Search which had resumed at first light this morning, for a fisherman who was reported missing last night, has now been stood down following the discovery of a body. The body was located on the shore in Oranmore Bay 5nm East from where the fishing vessel was discovered.
The Search which was co-ordinated by Valentia Rescue Centre working with local Gardaí, involved Coast Guard Unit from Costello Bay, RNLI Lifeboat crews from Galway and Aran Island, Coast Guard Rescue Helicopters based in Shannon and Sligo .
Thursday 9 November 2017
Minister launches New Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft
Encourages all craft users to think and act safely on the water
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD, has today launched a new Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft.
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Saturday 2nd September 2017
Dunmore East was a hive of Search and Rescue activity this weekend, as the Irish Coast Guard co-ordinated a very successful day of Marine Search and Rescue demonstrations.
The exercise involved Ireland’s principal Search and Rescue (SAR) resources and assets and was a huge success as they tested themselves in a range of realistic scenarios with a particular focus on the interoperability of marine SAR resources.
The following Marine Notices are relavant to the Maritime Radio Unit